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Man, 81, fatally struck near New Salem

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NEW SALEM, Pa. (WHTM) -

An 81-year-old man was struck and killed Wednesday afternoon while walking across the roadway in front of his York County home.

Wayne H. Brennamen, of North Codorus Township, was hit by a 1990 Plymouth Horizon driven by 18-year-old Danielle Alkin of Seven Valleys, according to Southwestern Regional police.

Brennamen had walked across the 3300 block of Days Mill Road, about a mile east of New Salem, to retrieve his mail.

He was walking back to the other side and was in the middle of the road when the crash occurred at around 3:19 p.m., police said.

Preliminary information and witness accounts indicate the crash was unavoidable by the driver, police said. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with additional information may call police at 717-225-1333.

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